YOS 11, 12c

SEAL no. 7185

Images
  • YBC 4625 obv. (Yale Babylonian Collection)YBC 4625 obv. (Yale Babylonian Collection)
  • YBC 4625 right edge (Yale Babylonian Collection)YBC 4625 right edge (Yale Babylonian Collection)
  • YBC 4625 rev. (Yale Babylonian Collection)YBC 4625 rev. (Yale Babylonian Collection)
  • van Dijk/Goetze/Hussey 1985, 12van Dijk/Goetze/Hussey 1985, 12
  • van Dijk/Goetze/Hussey 1985, 12van Dijk/Goetze/Hussey 1985, 12
Copy / Photo
Tablet Siglum
YBC 4625
Measurements
17.2 x 7.6 x 4.0
cm
Collection
Yale Babylonian Collection, New Haven
Genre / Classification
Incantations, toothache
Provenance
Larsa area
Notes

CDLI P305848.

Coll. Farber, YOS 11, p. 62.

Text
Obv.
29 [tūltum? ... ...  iṣ-ṣa]-ba-at

30 [... ... ...] x ba? x

 
Rev.
31 [x x x] a i?-tu?!-úr a-na aš-ri⌉ [x x x]

32 [x]-x-gi/zi ka-ak-k[a-b]i š[i?-in?-ni?]

33 [x x š/t]a-am i-na-ad!(DA)-di mu-ḫi ši-ni-šama-ru-uš-ti

34 [ka]-ak-ka-ab-ti-ša ta-la-ap-pa-ta-ma

35 [ša-l]a-ši-šu ki-a-am ta-qá-ab-bi

36 [ka-ak-k]a-ab ka-ak-ka-b[i] ši-in-ni ma-ar-ṣa-at

37 [mu]-⌈ru⌉-uṣ ši-in-ni-ia ta-ba-al a-wa-tum a-wa-at bu-[ul?-ṭim?] 

Translation

Obv.

29  .... [the worm(?) se]ized(?)

30 ...

 

Rev.

31 ... ... May it/she not return to [its/her] place ...

32–33 Oh my ...! Oh my sta[r...]! ... [my] [achi]ing to[oth]!

33 He/it is placing ...  on the top of her aching tooth

34 You (or: she) will touch her star-ornament

35 and thus you (or: she) will say three times:

36 "[Oh s]tar! my star! my tooth is aching!

37 Carry away [the pa]in of my tooth!" The spell (lit. word) is a healing spell.

Vocabulary
Word Translation Semantic Line
awātum, amātu (INIM) word, matter, speech Abstract concepts,Verbal expressions 37
bulṭum life, cure, healing Abstract concepts 37
kakkabtum star ornament (of gold) Fabricated objects 34
kakkabum (MUL) star, meteor Nature/Cosmological phenomena 32, 34, 36
lapātum (v.) G to touch; D ~ G 34
marāṣum (v.) G to be(come) ill, arduous, difficult 36
murṣum illness, sorrow, distress Diseases/Demons,Human activities/actions 37
qabûm (v.) (DUG4) G to say, speak, command 35
ṣabātum (v.) (DAB5) G to seize, take, hold 29
šinnum tooth Body/Body parts 33, 36, 37
wabālum (v.) G to carry, bring; Š send, deliver; Št pass. of Š 37
Revision History
Wagschal, Avigail
Transliteration (based on NW), indices
12/04/07
Bo, Zhang
Web-indexing
13/04/10
Meltzer, Keren
Semantic
21/09/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Web-formatting
29/10/10
Wasserman, Nathan
Translation, commentary
12/12/10
Zilberg, Peter
Indexing verbal forms
03/07/14
Streck, Michael P.
Images, catalogue
13/08/19
Zomer, Elyze
Addition
30/04/20